A cellular network or mobile network is a radio network distributed over land areas called cells, each served by at least one fixed-location transceiver, known as a cell site or base station. In a cellular network, each cell uses a different set of frequencies from neighboring cells, to avoid ...

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Why is there Infinite UDP broadcast traffic on tethering my android phone to computer?

I have a android samsung galaxy chat b5330. When I connect it to my Ubuntu Linux computer using usb tethering, an infinite sequence of similar UDP traffic is noted by Wireshark. The summary of the ...
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Some applications on my xperia z1 mobile won't be able to use internet over Mobile data where the other apps use it normally

Some applications on my xperia z1 mobile won't be able to use internet over Mobile data where the other apps use it normally. For example I can't use "Facebook" neither "Gmail " where I can use ...
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not registered on network and seems the imei is changed

I have an international version of galaxy s3 gt i9300 it had android 4.0.4 working fine when i bought it(second hand) then i upgraded it to 4.3. Since then it performs as a normal device would but can ...
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Use 2G instead of 3G on Samsung Galaxy SL I9003

I have a Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 mobile phone. I prefer to use 2G data connection instead of 3G but I am unable to turn off the 3G service in my phone. How can I turn off the 3G service and use 2G ...
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How can I change preferred network type through a script (or terminal command)

I'm currently having attempting to create a workaround for a problem that is plaguing a ROM that I'm using. While my phone and ROM are capable of using LTE, and use it perfectly fine, the "preferred ...
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How to Switch from 4G to 3G Galaxy Epic 4G SPH-D710?

I have received Galaxy S2 Epic 4G SPH-D710 unfortunately, 4G connection is not available where I live Just only 3G is available. When I turn on 4G hopefully It maybe switch to 3G automatically I get ...
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networking problem in huawei and phone often disconnect

my maxis network/bars often disconnect. anything wrong with the phone? I have tried to format but still the same.
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Force Galaxy Nexus to always login to one network

My (Polish, Play) carrier has signed internal agreements with probably all of top carriers in my country. This allows their SIM cards to login and us both mother network and all other networks ...
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Moto G 2014: Maximum upload speed?

According to specs the 2nd gen. Moto G has network support for: GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz) UMTS/HSPA+ up to 21 Mbps (850, 1700 (AWS), 1900 MHz) What's the actual maximum upload speed?
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Samsung Galaxy disconnected from network

My GTS5300 Samsung galaxy shows mobile network disconnected. How do I connect? What are the settings?
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how can android keep a TCP connection alive when changing network provider?

i'm curious about how android can keep a TCP connection alive while i'm switching from 3G ( mobile data ) to WiFi and viceversa. i'm asking this after i seen that i had an uninterrupted radio stream ...
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What could explain duplicate network operators being listed on Nexus 5 with Kitkat 4.4.4?

I have recently purchased a Nexus 5 phone using Videotron as my service provider (Quebec/Canada). Videotron has recently launched its LTE network, and ever since I have switched my SIM so that I could ...
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3g network connection Problem while using data

For last two months or so, the situation in my two years old international HTC One X is that the data is not connecting when it is on 3g network but it is working absolutely fine with 2g network. when ...
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Is it possible to use mobile minutes on a tablet

Is it possible to make phone calls from a tablet and use minutes instead of data? The ultimate goal is to have a tablet (e.g. nexus 7) and a Bluetooth headset and make phone calls without using up ...
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4G mobile data being used even when mobile data setting is off?

I have a Motorola Moto G, the 4G version, with the original ROM upgraded to the latest version (4.4.4 official from Motorola). The first thing I did when I got it was the same I have done when I got ...
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Limited mobile network connectivity with cyanogenmod 11 on HTC

I am facing network connectivity problems on a HTC Desire phone running cyanogenmod 11. While not connected to any WLAN I do receive mails via IMAP, can send mails via smtp but cannot connect to any ...
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How to stop an application using the mobile network

The kindle app on my android phone does not allow me to disable download over mobile (i.e. set it to only download over wifi). Is there any way I can do this externally? i.e. via another app or ...
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Difference between preferred network types

What's the difference between GSM, CDMA, WCDMA, EVDO, and LTE? How do they relate to the network icon labels? Which one is 3G? Which ones are E, H and H+?
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Cell standby use about 35-50% of total battery? [duplicate]

I have Micromax canvas 2.2 a114. I am in strong network zone and use 2g internet all time and time without network is 0%. So why it is consuming more battery. I also never in weak signal.??
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Is there a way to use the mobile network for data when connected to a WiFi network? [duplicate]

I have two devices that I routinely connect to my android phone through WiFi that do not offer internet: When in my car, an OBDLink MX WiFi ...
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Listen to Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) packet

Can an Android application generate or listen to ARP packet without root privilege ? Thank!
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Can't have G,E,3G,H+ in the network bar (thus no internet connection unless on wifi)

I have a new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo, I have a question. Since I bought it 2 days ago, the internet connection is fine (with or without wifi) and it shows either G/E/3G/H+ symbol. But, I once get ...
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how to reset the PGW connection

My mobile phone on T-Mobile US seems to stay on a given PGW for days on end, having the same external IPv4 address. Very often, their PGWs get stuck after a while, or, they reboot all of them, and I ...
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Change network time (Fake)

In android you have a option to change your GPS location to a fake location. Is it possible to "fake" the network time, so my app thinks that the actual time the fake network time is? My phone is a ...
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Does unlocking the bootloader pose any carrier/network related risk?

I'm on Motorola's website, reading over risks and warnings related to unlocking the bootloader, two of which peaked my concern: You may lose some key functions like telephone, radio, and audio ...
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Sudden surge in network usage by unknown processes

Phone Details: Model: Nexus 4 (mako) Current ROM: Paranoid Android 4.3-BETA2 Xposed Present? Yes I flashed the new Paranoid Android 4.4- BETA1 today and noticed my phone downloading something. I ...
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Galaxy S3: I747UCUEMJB upgrade - baseband unknown

Last night I updated my Galaxy S3 from Cyanogenmod 9 to CM 11. One of the steps was to upgrade the bootloader. Everything went fine, and I'm now on CM 11-2014-06-02-d2lte. The problem: can't connect ...
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Apps are not running in the background in certain networks

When hangouts, Gmail or other apps that receive messages are not active, they are staying suspended. For instance, in hangouts I will only receive pending chat when opening the respective chat window. ...
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What is the difference between dual sim active and dual sim stand-by?

I am Using Sony Xperia Tipo Dual, which is Dual Sim Smartphone, but When i use internet from SIM 1 using Network Mode = GSM only or WCDMA/ GSM the another SIM's says NO NETWORK. When i deactivate my ...
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How to stop a notification saying “Registering to Network” every few seconds?

On Samsung Galaxy S2 HD LTE SHV-E120K Android v4.1.2 without a SIM I get "Registering to Network" notification repeatedly. How to stop? Thanks.
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My phone not registering to 2G (GSM only) network

I am using a Sony Xperia Neo L (MT25i). After updating the OS, my phone not registering to 2G (GSM only mode) network. It works perfectly with 3G (WCDMA only or WCDMA proffered mode) network. While ...
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Will disabling LTE extend my battery life even if I'm not using it?

I was just wondering, if disabling LTE will improve my battery life even if I'm never using it (there's no LTE in my country).
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mobile data reset ask not again prompt

it seems I have accidently ticked the ask not again checkbox when I have activated mobile dara. How can I reset this option so Android asks me again before activating mobile data?
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Device Performing slowly on poor network strength

Hii Everyone I am Using Samsung Galaxy Grand duos (GT-i9082) upgraded to jelly bean 4.2.2 and it's working good , but whenever SIM loses signal strength then device's performance is poor and it's ...
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How do I change DNS settings for 3G?

So I can use Twitter. It is okay when I use WiFi. But in 3G I cannot change DNS.
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Nexus 5 not getting net data even though its having hspa+ range

I tried rebooting my phone, reset to default on APN , safe mode but nothing seems to work.I still dont get internet on my phone.I'm from India and connection is docomo. Any help would be greatly ...
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Is there a way to track a phone with its IMEI? [duplicate]

Not Android specific. Is there a way to track a phone knowing its IMEI? That is, finding out if/when a phone with a certain IMEI connects to the network, and to get the SIM card number it is using ...
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No option for “mobile network” on Dell Venue 8

My friend has bought new "Dell Venue 8 3830" tablet with Android JellyBean 4.3. Now we want to connect a 3g dongle (D-Link) via a micro-usb cable which came with it. When i connect the dongle to the ...
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How can I speed up image transfer from my Android to the internet?

I have installed an app on my Android phone which can be used for uploading photos to the web. The problem is images can't be upload due to network weakness. Does anyone know a way in which I can ...
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Signal problem with Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5630 mobile

I am using Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5630 phone with IDEA network provider. I am having signal loss problems many times a times. When I try to make a call, it says "Network unavailable". I though this ...
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I can't connect to server via PAW server app? Why not?

I have installed PAW server, and it says to open the provided IP address in a web browser and port number to configure the server (from device itself). I try it, and the page loads for a minute or so ...
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Mobile browser and google apps in mobile internet fails to connect, but everything else can use connection

My android phone cannot browse any internet page and use google apps on 2G/3G network. However I can freely ping anything from terminal emulator. I can use at as AP point (I am doing it now). Wifi ...
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Convert signal strength to dbm

I've got this app which shows network signal strength as a positive integer value btw 5 and 35. Another app uses negative integers like -99dbm. Is there a way to convert the positive values (unit ...
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Mobile network settings - Not enabled for modifications (Greyed)

I bought a zte v7275 tablet Device information model number - ZTE V7275 android version - 4.0.4 kernel version- 3.0.21-perf-gc8726c4f Flash ROM which is likely to be locked to a single ...
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Use HTTP Proxy with Applications

My college network requires use of proxy settings when connecting to wifi. This restricts internet usage to the browser as it is a http proxy. I have been looking to divert the internet for app ...
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Tasker (switch off mobile data automatically) causing trouble under CyanogenMod

I used to use this tasker profile for nearly a year now already and it used to work fine, untill I recently switcht from the Samsung default UI TouchWiz to CyanogenMod on my Galaxy Note (1). The ...
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DNS blocking on mobile networks?

(I apologize ahead of time if this question might be misplaced; let me know if there's a better place to ask it.) I'm using my HTC One phone on Sprint's network in NYC, and noticed that my phone ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 drops carrier network

My SGS2 is dropping it's network connection multiple times a day without any notification. The signal bars disappear and it just says NO SERVICE/VODAFONE NZ. No data, no 3G, no 2G, nothing... I was ...
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an not find the t-mobile network, but it shows always: AT&T, Sprint and 311-660

I replaced my Nexus 5's display. Now my device can not find the t-mobile network. (it sporadically works) But it shows always: AT&T, Sprint and 311-660. T-mobile reception on other devices is ...
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Why isn't my SIM card working after factory reset?

After doing a factory reset on my Micromax Ninja A89(dual sim), I am unable to register on my service provider. Though my sim was working fine on the same device before the reset, but it is not ...